How to get kids into gardening - get schools involved

How to get kids into gardening

Alan Titchmarsh shares his tips for encouraging children to share your favourite hobby.

Anyone who loves the land and the landscape fears for the future of the planet. But if small children grow up with a love and understanding of growing things and an increasing awareness of the difference they can make, then I think we have cause for hope.

My Grandpa seemed intent that I should enjoy the hours I spent with him on his allotment. That time would be short enough – he died when I was just eight years old. But my visits to his patch during those years were enough to convince me that this was what I wanted to do with my life.

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